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by 9V-SVA
Sat Jan 24, 2015 6:02 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Welcoming A New Year - SQ To Shanghai
Replies: 21
Views: 12062

RE: Welcoming A New Year - SQ To Shanghai

Good to see you back here, it's been a long long while. Didn't try DaDong in Beijing? Their roast duck is far better than QuanJuDe IMO..

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by 9V-SVA
Thu Jan 09, 2014 1:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Singapore Trip
Replies: 9
Views: 1464

RE: Singapore Trip

It's going to be really really quiet on Jan 31, businesses start reopening from 1 / 2 Feb onwards..

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by 9V-SVA
Fri Jun 07, 2013 2:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Peek Into UA Y (SIN-HKG Vv) On B777
Replies: 20
Views: 11923

RE: A Peek Into UA Y (SIN-HKG Vv) On B777

UA operation into <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> is actually quite interesting as the <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - International (Chek Lap Kok) (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong...

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by 9V-SVA
Wed Oct 10, 2012 3:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What To Do In Disney World?
Replies: 10
Views: 3588

RE: What To Do In Disney World?

Epcot for sure. I'm not sure if Test Track has reopened from its renovations but that is a must-do (or so I've heard). Soarin' is really good but if you've been to Disneyland 100+ times you've probably been on it already. The World Showcase is still pretty fascinating though it is showing its age so...

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by 9V-SVA
Tue Sep 04, 2012 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 767-300 Winglets Question
Replies: 2
Views: 3137

RE: UA 767-300 Winglets Question

N671UA (ship #6671) has also just been retrofitted with winglets and the new interior.

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by 9V-SVA
Sun Aug 26, 2012 4:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Places To Eat In Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur & Singapore
Replies: 31
Views: 6441

RE: Places To Eat In Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur & Singapore

Try Old Airport Road food centre as well, plenty of good and cheap eats there (free from the touristy hype that Lau Pa Sat is these days).

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by 9V-SVA
Sat Aug 04, 2012 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SilkAir Signs LOI For Up To 68 737s
Replies: 50
Views: 14335

RE: SilkAir Signs LOI For Up To 68 737s

SQ operated the A300 from the early 80s - early 90s. They operated the A300B4 variant..

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by 9V-SVA
Sun Jul 10, 2011 4:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Tips And Advice
Replies: 30
Views: 2200

RE: Hong Kong Tips And Advice

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CXB77L" class="quote" target="_blank">CXB77L</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Opposite that store is 80M Bus Model Shop, whi...

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by 9V-SVA
Sun Jun 20, 2010 7:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SQ Fleet And Route History
Replies: 11
Views: 4000

RE: SQ Fleet And Route History

SQ used to operate A343s on SIN-ICN-YVR and SIN-ICN-SFO. Both were converted to a SVx 772 and when the 77Ws came online, SFO became a 77W destination.

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by 9V-SVA
Sun Apr 25, 2010 12:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SYD - PER (Qantas - 767) With Pics
Replies: 21
Views: 22581

RE: SYD - PER (Qantas - 767) With Pics

The meal looks exactly like what I got for lunch when I flew PER-SYD in December 2008.

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by 9V-SVA
Sat Apr 24, 2010 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chinese Help Needed With Old Book
Replies: 9
Views: 3136

RE: Chinese Help Needed With Old Book

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/oly720man" class="quote" target="_blank">oly720man</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>I knew that different characters could h...

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by 9V-SVA
Fri Apr 23, 2010 5:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chinese Help Needed With Old Book
Replies: 9
Views: 3136

RE: Chinese Help Needed With Old Book

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/oly720man" class="quote" target="_blank">oly720man</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>As a matter of interest, is there any wa...

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by 9V-SVA
Wed Apr 21, 2010 1:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chinese Help Needed With Old Book
Replies: 9
Views: 3136

RE: Chinese Help Needed With Old Book

Chinese Book 1 image:

"Zhang Yuan Liang You Xiang Lun"

loosely translated as a debate between Zhang and Yuan, who happen to be friends.

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by 9V-SVA
Sat May 09, 2009 3:34 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Finally Lost My Virginity! VS LHR-HKG-LHR
Replies: 27
Views: 23184

RE: Finally Lost My Virginity! VS LHR-HKG-LHR

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by 9V-SVA
Mon Feb 23, 2009 1:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dec 2008 - Sydney To Singapore In J On The A380
Replies: 8
Views: 14984

RE: Dec 2008 - Sydney To Singapore In J On The A380

Yes Mr SQ772, the period where you just left and I just arrived.

MilesDependent, BA319-131, the first photo turned out the way I wanted it.. not sure what happened to the rest! Will see if there is a fix to this.. :S

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by 9V-SVA
Fri Feb 20, 2009 10:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dec 2008 - Sydney To Singapore In J On The A380
Replies: 8
Views: 14984

RE: Dec 2008 - Sydney To Singapore In J On The A380

<b><u>The Flight - Takeoff / Cruise</b></u> We were right behind a <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> B777-200ER also heading to Singapore.. We'd see her again later on. The A380 took off like a rocket towards the north-west. We blew past the southern suburbs, passing the CBD, Harbour Bri...

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by 9V-SVA
Fri Feb 20, 2009 9:39 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dec 2008 - Sydney To Singapore In J On The A380
Replies: 8
Views: 14984

RE: Dec 2008 - Sydney To Singapore In J On The A380

<b><u>The Flight - Before Takeoff</b></u> Parking Bay : 57 Runway : 34L Cruise Level : FL360 / FL380 / FL400 step climb Cruise Spd : M 0.84 / 270 kts Block Time / Flight Time : 7 H 40 mins / 7 H 20 mins Distance : 3565 <acronym title="Air Madrid (Spain) AND Mount Cook Airlines (New Zealand)">NM</acr...

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by 9V-SVA
Fri Feb 20, 2009 9:01 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dec 2008 - Sydney To Singapore In J On The A380
Replies: 8
Views: 14984

Dec 2008 - Sydney To Singapore In J On The A380

<u><b>Background</b></u> It's been a while since I posted trip reports on Airliners.net, I believe the last one was posted in 2005 for my trip to New Zealand. Since then, I've still mostly flown <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>, with side trips on Swiss and Qantas this year alone (de...

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by 9V-SVA
Mon Jan 19, 2009 11:59 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: To SYD On QF:The World's Most Experienced Airline
Replies: 61
Views: 27772

RE: To SYD On QF:The World's Most Experienced Airline

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by 9V-SVA
Sun Jan 18, 2009 5:40 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: To SYD On QF:The World's Most Experienced Airline
Replies: 61
Views: 27772

RE: To SYD On QF:The World's Most Experienced Airline

Hmmm, great report. Even I didn't get Evian on SQ222 back to SIN. The crew gave out bottles of Mount Franklin instead. When were you in Sydney? I was there mid-Dec.

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by 9V-SVA
Thu Jan 01, 2009 5:18 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dream Trip 3/3 A380 Suites
Replies: 29
Views: 23341

RE: Dream Trip 3/3 A380 Suites

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by 9V-SVA
Thu Jul 17, 2008 12:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Swiss Airlines SIN-BKK-SIN (pics)
Replies: 24
Views: 18100

RE: Swiss Airlines SIN-BKK-SIN (pics)

I've been looking around for this trip report for some time now. Flying this exact same flight tonight!

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by 9V-SVA
Thu Jun 19, 2008 12:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sawasdee Soiree! SIN-BKK On Tiger Pt 1 (pics)
Replies: 13
Views: 9496

RE: Sawasdee Soiree! SIN-BKK On Tiger Pt 1 (pics)

How much did you pay in all for your <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym> flights? Checking prices for next month and its a ridiculous S$260 all inclusive compared to LX's $285.. No prizes for guessing which one I booked. [Edited 2008-06-19 05:54:12]<br><br>[Edited 2008-06-19 0...

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by 9V-SVA
Sun Mar 02, 2008 10:20 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SQ Long Haul In First, Biz & Y Class (Pics/Vids)
Replies: 41
Views: 29321

RE: SQ Long Haul In First, Biz & Y Class (Pics/Vids)

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by 9V-SVA
Thu Feb 21, 2008 2:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whats Your Mp3 Player?
Replies: 61
Views: 4740

RE: Whats Your Mp3 Player?

1.5 year old fifth-gen 30GB iPod with a spoilt earphone jack. Gonna get a 16GB iPod Touch soon I hope..

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by 9V-SVA
Fri Jan 04, 2008 1:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SIN-HKG-SIN In SQ Business
Replies: 19
Views: 14445

RE: SIN-HKG-SIN In SQ Business

Well, you could have taken SQ865 back in the evening to enjoy the Spacebed. I still have gripes about the seat being difficult to operate, but well, it's a 5 year old product already.

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by 9V-SVA
Sun Dec 10, 2006 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA Looks To More 77Ws To Cover A380 Delays?
Replies: 52
Views: 10376

RE: SIA Looks To More 77Ws To Cover A380 Delays?

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by 9V-SVA
Fri Dec 08, 2006 5:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SIN-PVG-SIN On SQ (Pics)
Replies: 14
Views: 11024

RE: SIN-PVG-SIN On SQ (Pics)

I'm not suprised the flight attendants on the return leg were tired, assuming they return to <acronym title="Jetsgo">SG</acronym> with the plane. Do <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> crews turn around in <acronym title="Shanghai - Pudong International (PVG / ZSPD), China">PVG</acronym...

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by 9V-SVA
Sun Sep 24, 2006 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747-400 LCF Interior Pic
Replies: 22
Views: 13639

RE: 747-400 LCF Interior Pic

Oh my gosh I'm amused that the photo of me four years ago is still being circulated.

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by 9V-SVA
Sat Sep 23, 2006 11:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SIN-PEN Raffles Class - SQ 777-212ER (Pics)
Replies: 20
Views: 15951

RE: SIN-PEN Raffles Class - SQ 777-212ER (Pics)

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by 9V-SVA
Sun Sep 10, 2006 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First SQ B773ER Picture
Replies: 52
Views: 13270

RE: First SQ B773ER Picture

9V-SMT suffered a tailstrike in AKL in 2001/2002, during its takeoff roll. Apparently the wrong data was entered into the FMC, causing an early rotation and thus tailstrike.

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by 9V-SVA
Mon Aug 07, 2006 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aug 1 - A Historical Day In Malaysian Aviation
Replies: 30
Views: 5579

RE: Aug 1 - A Historical Day In Malaysian Aviation

Won't AK require some B737s to cope with the added routes? I presume they are taking some 734s, no?

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by 9V-SVA
Wed Aug 02, 2006 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SilkAir Looking For A320 Or 737s
Replies: 9
Views: 4190

RE: SilkAir Looking For A320 Or 737s

I'm inclined to think another order for the A320 family is in the bag, perhaps <acronym title="SilkAir (Singapore)">MI</acronym> would order A321s this time round to beef up capacity on some routes. Though I'd love to see 73Gs, 73Hs and 739ERs in the blue and green livery  <img src="/discussion...

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by 9V-SVA
Mon Jul 03, 2006 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Spacebed: Which Boeing 777s?
Replies: 11
Views: 3272

RE: SQ Spacebed: Which Boeing 777s?

All SV-series B777s have Spacebeds installed, while the SQ, SR and SY series do not.

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by 9V-SVA
Tue Jun 20, 2006 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ:why "only" 20 787s?
Replies: 29
Views: 7120

RE: SQ:why "only" 20 787s?

SQ has exercised all its orders for the B777 thus far. Currently there are 58 in service, making SQ the largest B777 operator in the world.

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by 9V-SVA
Wed Jun 14, 2006 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair A343 (Ex-VS) Arrived At HEL
Replies: 30
Views: 9134

RE: Finnair A343 (Ex-VS) Arrived At HEL

The Finnair livery only looks good with this paint scheme.. <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" alt="Big grin"> <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1057130/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1057130/...

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by 9V-SVA
Wed Jun 14, 2006 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA Orders 20 787s
Replies: 163
Views: 22270

RE: SIA Orders 20 787s

Could the $4.52 billion list price include parts and engines? From what I gather <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> has yet to choose an engine for the 787, but my guess is they will go with the Trent engine. 2011-2013 deliveries for the 787-9 seem logical considering that on the Boein...

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by 9V-SVA
Mon Jun 12, 2006 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA 777-300ER - Plans?
Replies: 21
Views: 5440

RE: SIA 777-300ER - Plans?

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by 9V-SVA
Mon Jun 12, 2006 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ And 380's And 773ER
Replies: 7
Views: 6168

RE: SQ And 380's And 773ER

First and Raffles class will undergo a major revamp, and the A380s and the B773ER will have the new premier classes. I think they are doing something radical in Economy too.

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by 9V-SVA
Sat Jun 10, 2006 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ First Class On 777-300
Replies: 43
Views: 10956

RE: SQ First Class On 777-300

First city to get the B773ER will be Paris.

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by 9V-SVA
Thu Jun 08, 2006 1:01 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Buying A Dslr
Replies: 8
Views: 2801

RE: Buying A Dslr

If you have loads of cash, go for a D200 with the <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym>-S <acronym title="TACV C Verde Airlines">VR</acronym> 70-200mm f/2.8 lens. If you don't have loads of cash, get a D70 and stick with the same lens. The D70 has proven to be quite a reliable camera for me and I...

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by 9V-SVA
Sun May 28, 2006 11:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BKK-SIN V.V. On Valuair/JetStar Asia
Replies: 2
Views: 9287

RE: BKK-SIN V.V. On Valuair/JetStar Asia

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by 9V-SVA
Mon May 15, 2006 7:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help, Lost Immobiliser Thingy, What Do To?
Replies: 15
Views: 18438

Help, Lost Immobiliser Thingy, What Do To?

Scrap the car, go French and get a Renault Clio. Big grin

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by 9V-SVA
Sat May 13, 2006 11:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Got Bitten By A Spider
Replies: 14
Views: 2329

RE: I Got Bitten By A Spider

Perhaps tomorrow you'd be shooting webs off your hands and climbing around walls :P

Seriously, get to a doctor. The swelling looks bad.

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by 9V-SVA
Sat May 13, 2006 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India To Wetlease 744's Or 772's!
Replies: 8
Views: 6218

RE: Air India To Wetlease 744's Or 772's!

Might they get some B744s from SQ? If I'm not wrong they have two ex-SQ B744s flying for them.

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by 9V-SVA
Tue May 09, 2006 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This Allowed On All Airlines In C-class?
Replies: 84
Views: 14891

RE: Is This Allowed On All Airlines In C-class?

What I'd do would be to remove my shoes, leaving socks on and putting on the sockettes provided by the airline. Far more comfortable as it keeps your feet warm too!

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by 9V-SVA
Thu Apr 20, 2006 9:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: bmi Manchester - London Heathrow | 31 March 2006
Replies: 77
Views: 15144

RE: Bmi Manchester - London Heathrow | 31 March 2006

I smell obsessive-compulsive disorder..

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by 9V-SVA
Tue Apr 18, 2006 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar's New Livery: Here She Is In Real...
Replies: 45
Views: 18227

RE: Qatar's New Livery: Here She Is In Real...

The previous livery is nicer. The new one looks odd because of the large titles and the antelope on the tail is likewise, too big as well.

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by 9V-SVA
Sun Mar 19, 2006 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Very Sad...
Replies: 89
Views: 23502

RE: Very Sad...

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by 9V-SVA
Sat Mar 04, 2006 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Word On SQ's Big Order Coming Up?
Replies: 116
Views: 11339

RE: Any Word On SQ's Big Order Coming Up?

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